Electrical Cabling Technician

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Job Title Electrical Cabling Technician
Job Reference 105/17/NH
Post Type Permanent / Full time
Division Technical
Salary information £25,499 to £29,999 (Discretionary range to £34,499)
Application deadline 15/10/2017

Job Description

We are looking for an Electrical Cabling Technician to support the Senior Electrical Technician within the Installation & Facilities Management (IFM) Group in regard to cabling beamlines and test and inspection of the electrical infrastructure.

Knowledge and experience of scientific research facilities would be beneficial.


  • Electrical cabling of Control and Instrumentation (C&I), power, signal, monitoring and coax circuits including termination and throughout the facility;
  • Specialist knowledge of C&I connector terminations both crimped and soldered. Typical C&I connectors to be terminated are; UTO & (Military types), Lemo, Kings, D-types;
  • Monitoring and testing duties, as required by the Statutory Authorities, including Diamond’s 5 yearly LV test and inspection programme;
  • Installation of cable containment; cable tray, uni-strut and conduit;
  • Assistance with operation and maintenance of the existing facility. Problem solving and fault diagnosis on site electrical distribution services;
  • Liaison with; internal staff, external contractors, service engineers and suppliers;
  • To keep up to date records of all testing documentation;
  • To report the progress of activities or teams to the senior electrical technicians;
  • To carry out and assist with the preparation of safety risk assessments and method statements, (RAMS);
  • Participation in Health and Safety and Quality Assurance procedures as appropriate to the post;
  • Supervision of agency / contractor electricians;
  • The position may require participation on the on call rota.
  • To undertake other related duties to meet the needs of Diamond’s Installation and Facilities Group.

Qualification & Experience - Essential

  • BS7671 Wiring Regulations Qualification or City & Guilds 2360 Part A & B or equivalent;
  • Significant amount of work experience;
  • Computer literate;
  • Good problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work on own initiative;
  • Experience with LV Electrical Distribution;
  • Electrical cabling to 17th Edition Wiring Regs;
  • Electrical cabling of power, signal, monitoring and coax circuits including termination and testing;
  • Familiarity with using Quality Control Systems, Work Planning and Safe Systems of work;
  • Effective team worker;
  • Flexible approach to the working conditions and environment;
  • Self-motivated.

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

  • The applicant should have served a recognised Apprenticeship in an Engineering / Technician discipline;
  • BS2391 Electrical Testing & Inspection, or equivalent;
  • JiB Approved Electrician;
  • Work planning and organisational skills;
  • Good communication skills: verbal/written;
  • Able to organise and prioritise tasks to meet project timescales (Project planning);
  • Experience of HSE legislation;
  • Monitoring progress of electrical installation contracts;
  • Prepared to learn new skills;
  • Able to get on with people at all levels.

Further Information

Applying for employment

For further details on applying for employment at Diamond, please visit our 'Application Form' page.

Appointments will be made depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. Electronic Diamond application forms in MS-Word are preferred. These should be emailed to recruitment@diamond.ac.uk

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